Franklin Villanueva, of Queens, arrested in connection with 2 stabbings

Police recovered a number of weapons when they arrested Franklin Villanueva, 24.

A Queens man was arrested in connection with two stabbings, one in March and another in December 2015, the NYPD said.

Police arrested Franklin Villanueva, 24, inside 13-23 130th St. in College Point, Queens on Monday morning.

Cops received a search warrant for the arrest location and recovered a semi-automatic handgun, two imitation pistols, an imitation rifle, a Taser, a gravity knife, a machete, a box of ammunition, marijuana and drug paraphernalia, police said.

Police said the arrest location was not Villanueva’s home, but did not provide any other details.

Villanueva is accused of slashing a man in the neck, chest and upper right arm in front of 169-04 Crocheron Ave. in Queens in December and stabbing another man when he was sitting in his car behind 160-34 Northern Boulevard in Queens in March, the Queens District Attorney’s office said.

He has been charged with attempted murder, assault, criminal possession of a weapon, among other charges, police said.

Villanueva’s attorney did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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